FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Closes
Aug 16, 2017
Function
Analyst, Finance
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

WHAT DOES A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST DO? A Financial Management Analyst in the CFO area has responsibility for one or more of the following programs: financial management operations and policies, financial reporting, or financial systems. As a Financial Management Analyst, you will be responsible for accomplishing major analytical studies and/or projects that relate to substantive, mission-oriented, financial management programs of the IRS. Assignments are carried out on behalf of the National Headquarters and involve complex financial management programs, systems, or issues that are Servicewide in scope.

WHAT IS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) DIVISION: The IRS Chief Financial Officer (CFO) organization is responsible for the custodial accounting of over $3.3 trillion in taxpayer payments, as well as for managing the IRS' $10+ Billion annual operating budget. In addition, the CFO advises the IRS Commissioner and other top executives on issues dealing with financial management, financial systems, strategic planning, performance management, budget formulation, budget execution, and internal controls.

2 positions are located in the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Financial Management; 77 K St NE, Washington, DC 20002 (DC0198).

The anticipated start date is to be determined at time of selection.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:

    GS-09 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrated knowledge of financial management programs, policies, systems, and practices in carrying out project assignments consisting of several related tasks, such as performing studies, analyses, and research of financial management issues or problems using qualitative or quantitative methods, including cost-benefit analyses.The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent: Assists in conducting analyses of financial management operations and effectiveness. Assists in analyzing data to identify trends and/or potential problems. Writing reports of findings and conclusions. Delivering briefings to individuals and/or groups. Management of programs and project teams. OR
    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A master’s or equivalent graduate degree in a related field of study, such as: accounting, finance, or business administration. OR
    Two (2)full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s or equivalent graduate degree in a related field of study, such as: accounting, finance, or business administration.
    You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

    GS-11 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrated knowledge of financial management programs, policies, systems, and practices in carrying out project assignments; accomplishment of technical program assignments that required knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods in order to assess and measure the effectiveness of financial management operations. Accomplishments normally involve the following, or the equivalent: Conducting analyses of financial management operations and effectiveness; Reviewing financial operations, policies, and systems for compliance with existing guidelines; Analyzing data to identify trends and/or potential problems; Writing reports of findings, conclusions, and recommendations; Delivering briefings to individuals and groups; Management of programs and project teams. OR
    You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study, such as: accounting, finance or business administration. OR Three (3) full yearsof progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field of study, such as: accounting, finance or business administration.
    You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.

    GS-12 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: demonstrate service as an analyst with responsibilities for completing technical and analytical staff work. Your project assignments must demonstrate a wide range of knowledge of financial management programs, policies, systems, practices, and procedures; and experience using knowledge of analytical and evaluative methods to assess and measure the effectiveness of financial management program operations. This knowledge is generally demonstrated by assignments where you analyze a number of alternative approaches and apprise management of the pertinent aspects of assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and the operational resources expended and needed to accomplish strategic goals and objectives.
    - The experience may have been gained in the public sector,private sector or VolunteerService. One year of experience refers t ofull-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
    - To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.

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    DUTIES:

    As a Financial Management Analyst you will:

    • Research and resolve complicated questions, interpreting policies, and providing authoritative technical assistance, guidance, and advisory services.
    • Conduct detailed analyses of complex functions and work processes in your assigned programs and develop recommendations for improvement.
    • Conduct operational reviews of assigned programs to assess compliance with existing guidelines.
    • Prepare Servicewide guidelines, instructions, and other documents to describe financial procedures, operations, programs, reporting processes, and systems. For example, some programs include administrative or custodial accounting operations and policies, financial reporting, financial systems, travel, relocation, and debt collection.
    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.